[PATCH v12 2/4] powerpc: Move arch independent ima kexec functions to drivers/of/kexec.c
robh at kernel.org
Thu Dec 17 17:01:28 EST 2020
On Thu, Dec 17, 2020 at 2:52 PM Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
<nramas at linux.microsoft.com> wrote:
> On 12/17/20 12:05 PM, Rob Herring wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 17, 2020 at 09:37:06AM -0800, Lakshmi Ramasubramanian wrote:
> >> The functions defined in "arch/powerpc/kexec/ima.c" handle setting up
> >> and freeing the resources required to carry over the IMA measurement
> >> list from the current kernel to the next kernel across kexec system call.
> >> These functions do not have architecture specific code, but are
> >> currently limited to powerpc.
> >> +#ifdef CONFIG_IMA_KEXEC
> >> +/**
> >> + * arch_ima_add_kexec_buffer - do arch-specific steps to add the IMA buffer
> >> + *
> >> + * @image: kimage struct to set IMA buffer data
> >> + * @load_addr: Starting address where IMA buffer is loaded at
> >> + * @size: Number of bytes in the IMA buffer
> >> + *
> >> + * Architectures should use this function to pass on the IMA buffer
> >> + * information to the next kernel.
> >> + *
> >> + * Return: 0 on success, negative errno on error.
> >> + */
> >> +int arch_ima_add_kexec_buffer(struct kimage *image, unsigned long load_addr,
> >> + size_t size)
> > This should be a static inline in asm/kexec.h.
> arch_ima_add_kexec_buffer() is identical for powerpc and arm64.
> Would it be better to "static inline" this function in "of.h" instead of
> duplicating it in "asm/kexec.h" for powerpc and arm64?
No, think about what it is specific to and place it there. It has
nothing to do with DT really. All it is is a wrapper to access the
struct members in kimage_arch. So it belongs where they are declared.
Now perhaps ima_buffer_addr and ima_buffer_size shouldn't be arch
specific, but that's a separate issue.
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